Web Technologies, Rich media and random musings


Streaming, is this the answer to Piracy?

As a part of my routine reading exercise, I came across a recent blog post by one of my favorite personalities online – Fred Wilson.

In his blog post Fred discusses how streaming is getting the better of piracy.

Streaming, is this the answer to Piracy?

As a part of my routine reading exercise, I came across a recent blog post by one of my favorite personalities online – Fred Wilson. In his blog post Fred discusses how streaming is getting the better of piracy.

Video: Wine 101 or as the author says ...

Wine for the confused

If you would like to understand how best to describe the taste for a wine, what are the kinds of the grapes involved, how it is made and everything else you wanted to know but did not know who to ask.

This video really helped me understand.

Video: Windows 7 - Touch

Windows 7 is coming out better and better everyday. I am excited. If you like this video, I would suggest you read Windwos 7 blog here.

Video: Microsoft Office Labs - Future Montage

Here is a Microsoft vision for the future of computing. This is super cool. I am both hoping and excited to be a part of it.

Drupal - Facebook Connect Module

NOTE: A newer version of this module is available here.

Purpose

This module enables users on your site to use their Facebook account and participate as registered users. This is intended for Drupal 6.x sites only. The best way to know more is to install this and try it out.

Video: Mapple Store

I could not resist re-posting this. This video is hillarious. I still love my IPhone however.

Google won't let me search now.... I am a computer virus

Today, I was trying to search for twitter desktop clients and I entered the query "twitter desktop clients" in the search bar in IE 7. It was a nasty early morning surprise to see that I am forbidden (HTTP 403). Check out the image below.

The world of Syndication: Atom 1.0 vs. RSS 2.0?

Syndication Syndication has become and inseparable part of the internet. There are two major syndication formats that exist today – RSS 2.0 (Really Simple Syndication) and Atom 1.0 (Atom Syndication Format). While they achieve the same end result, there are differences. This post attempts to enable you to decide which is more suited to your publishing.

Allegis Captial: Bob Ackermen Interview

This is a great interview by Robert Scoble where Bob Ackerman, founder Allegis Capital talks about what it takes to be successful when presenting to a VC. A must see for anyone heading this way.

Video: Twitter acquires Summize

Michael Arrington of TechCrunh talks to Evan Williams of Twitter. This is interesting read about Twitter acquisition of Summize.

Windows Live Favorites: Have you heard of it?

image A while back, I was trying to find an online service where I could save my favorites (or bookmarks). I could not find any one convincing enough.

Video: Digg Recommendation Engine

Kevin Rose talks about the new recommendation Engine at Digg. Filtering data is an interesting problem and very relevant given so many data aggregation services today. This is a step from Digg in that direction

Video: What is Microsoft doing for search

An interview by Robert Scoble from Scobleizer.tv with Live Search GM Brad Goldberg.

Video: Jack Dorsey presenting Twitter

Nice presentation by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. I would highly reccomend watching it.

Lifeblob.com: Navigate your interactions with web (Invites)

image  Lifeblob is a great new concept that I have been tracking for a while now.

Streaming live from your Mobile Phone

image Yesterday I blogged about how Applebee's was using videos, continuing the topic, today it's about streaming live v

Applebee's: Tapping the potential of Video

image  I have recently started noticing Applebee's advertising about the new video feature on their site, have you? I continue to be positive on the role of media in our lives.

Web 2.0 Building Block 1 - REST: Who does not need that?

 Rest_Area I promised myself to stay on top of latest technologies as they shape the web.

Reach out to Web 2.0

image I have been observing the Web 2.0 world and I am amazed at how powerful it is.

Vishal Sood

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